Cloud Computing – is Availability Meaningless?

September 16, 2008

In thinking about the advantages of cloud computing – the growing number of data sources which can be mashed up into new applications, one must consider availability of these services. This article poses the question of whether the traditional measures of availability, five 9′s, is outmoded. If the primary data sources like Google maps and others have significant reliability, do the applications themselves have reliable hosting and application stability to provide this kind of availability?

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